A subdivision of true fungi commonly known as cup or sac fungi. They reproduce asexually through externally-produced spores called conidia and sexually with the aid of specialized sacs called asci. This division includes yeasts, morels, truffles, powdery mildews, ergot and fungi responsible for other plant diseases such as chestnut blight, peach leaf curl and Dutch elm disease.
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